Daryl Efron

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Children's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Current Australian pediatric practice in the assessment and treatment of ADHD
    Daryl Efron
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Acad Pediatr 13:328-33. 2013
  2. pmc A randomized controlled trial investigation of a non-stimulant in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ACTION): rationale and design
    Tracey W Tsang
    Brain Dynamics Centre, Sydney Medical School and Westmead Millennium Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Trials 12:77. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Update on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Daryl Efron
    Integrated Mental Health Program, University of Melbourne, Melbourne Sydney, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:682-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The diagnostic outcomes of children with suspected attention deficit hyperactivity disorder following multidisciplinary assessment
    Daryl Efron
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 46:392-7. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: are we medicating for social disadvantage? (Against)
    Daryl Efron
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:548-51. 2006
  6. pmc The Children's Attention Project: a community-based longitudinal study of children with ADHD and non-ADHD controls
    Emma Sciberras
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:18. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The time and practice challenges of developmental-behavioral pediatrics: an Australian national study
    Gehan Roberts
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:368-74. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Unmet developmental, behavioral, and psychosocial needs in children attending pediatric outpatient clinics
    Anthea Rhodes
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 33:469-78. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and family functioning: a community-based study
    Alexandra Cussen
    Department of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Pediatr 171:271-80. 2012
  10. pmc Study protocol: the sleeping sound with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder project
    Emma Sciberras
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 10:101. 2010

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Current Australian pediatric practice in the assessment and treatment of ADHD
    Daryl Efron
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Acad Pediatr 13:328-33. 2013
    ..To study the characteristics of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in Australia, and the assessment and management practices of their pediatricians...
  2. pmc A randomized controlled trial investigation of a non-stimulant in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ACTION): rationale and design
    Tracey W Tsang
    Brain Dynamics Centre, Sydney Medical School and Westmead Millennium Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Trials 12:77. 2011
    ..This manuscript will describe the methodology and rationale for the ACTION study...
  3. doi request reprint Update on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Daryl Efron
    Integrated Mental Health Program, University of Melbourne, Melbourne Sydney, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:682-9. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The diagnostic outcomes of children with suspected attention deficit hyperactivity disorder following multidisciplinary assessment
    Daryl Efron
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 46:392-7. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine the proportion of children diagnosed with ADHD, the frequency of comorbid diagnoses, and the level of functional impairment of referred children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: are we medicating for social disadvantage? (Against)
    Daryl Efron
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:548-51. 2006
    ..Paediatricians have a responsibility to provide evidence-based medical treatment for children with ADHD (i.e. stimulant medication), while advocating across sectors for services to enhance family resilience and function...
  6. pmc The Children's Attention Project: a community-based longitudinal study of children with ADHD and non-ADHD controls
    Emma Sciberras
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:18. 2013
    ..The study aims to map the course of ADHD symptoms over time and to identify risk and protective factors associated with differential outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint The time and practice challenges of developmental-behavioral pediatrics: an Australian national study
    Gehan Roberts
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:368-74. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Unmet developmental, behavioral, and psychosocial needs in children attending pediatric outpatient clinics
    Anthea Rhodes
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 33:469-78. 2012
    ..We were also interested in the extent to which pediatricians discussed these problems with parents...
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and family functioning: a community-based study
    Alexandra Cussen
    Department of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Pediatr 171:271-80. 2012
    ..8, p = 0.002) and hostile (MD = 2.2; 95% CI 1.0 to 3.4, p = 0.001) parenting after adjusting for socio-demographic factors only. No difference in parental relationship quality and parental inductive reasoning was identified...
  10. pmc Study protocol: the sleeping sound with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder project
    Emma Sciberras
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 10:101. 2010
    ..We have demonstrated the feasibility and the acceptability of this treatment program in a pilot study...
  11. doi request reprint Predictors of parent-reported attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children aged 6-7 years: a national longitudinal study
    Emma Sciberras
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Flemington Road, Parkville, Vic, 3052, Australia
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 39:1025-34. 2011
    ..Our results are consistent with previous findings that male gender and cigarette smoking during pregnancy are risk factors for ADHD. In addition, we found that postnatal depression was predictive of parent-reported ADHD...
  12. doi request reprint Managing sleep problems in school aged children with ADHD: a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Emma Sciberras
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Sleep Med 12:932-5. 2011
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and helpfulness of a behavioral sleep program for children with ADHD, and explore the impact of different program dosages on child and family outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Sleep problems in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: prevalence and the effect on the child and family
    Valerie Sung
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3052
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:336-42. 2008
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Power to the paediatricians: the Australian Paediatric Research Network is born
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:6-9. 2012
    ..Although conducting research in secondary care settings poses time, cost and process challenges, all of these are firmly within the APRN's sights...
  15. doi request reprint Information needs of parents of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Emma Sciberras
    Royal Children s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:150-7. 2010
    ..To determine the information needs of parents of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Children Attending Paediatricians Study: a national prospective audit of outpatient practice from the Australian Paediatric Research Network
    Harriet Hiscock
    Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 194:392-7. 2011
    ..To audit general paediatric outpatient practice in Australia, including consultation characteristics and management patterns, diagnoses, factors associated with diagnoses, and billing practices...
  17. doi request reprint "Tuning into Kids": reducing young children's behavior problems using an emotion coaching parenting program
    Sophie S Havighurst
    Mindful Centre for Training and Research in Developmental Health, University of Melbourne, Building C, 50 Flemington Street, Flemington, Melbourne, Vic, 3031, Australia
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 44:247-64. 2013
    ..TIK appears to be a promising addition to treatment for child behavior problems...
  18. doi request reprint What research questions matter to Australian paediatricians? National Delphi Study
    Suba Rudolph
    Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:704-10. 2009
    ..This (its first) project aimed to identify Australian paediatricians' top research priorities and preferred research designs...
  19. doi request reprint The child's experience of ADHD
    Emma Sciberras
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    J Atten Disord 15:321-7. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate the agreement between parent- and child-reported quality of life (QoL) and the self-perceptions of children with ADHD...
  20. doi request reprint A comparison of working memory profiles in school-aged children with Specific Language Impairment, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Comorbid SLI and ADHD and their typically developing peers
    Esther Hutchinson
    Department of Psychology, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
    Child Neuropsychol 18:190-207. 2012
    ..The presence of SLI resulted in deficits in more components of WM than the presence of ADHD indicating that children with SLI are more vulnerable to WM deficits than those with ADHD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Developmental assessment of children: a survey of Australian and New Zealand paediatricians
    Sean Beggs
    Centre for Community Child Health, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 41:444-8. 2005
    ..To determine factors associated with higher levels of self-reported confidence and expertise in developmental paediatrics and factors associated with better practice...
  22. doi request reprint Assessment of children with learning and behavioural problems: Comparison of a multidisciplinary and sole paediatrician model
    Riju Mittal
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 50:135-40. 2014
    ..This study aimed to compare multidisciplinary (MD) versus sole paediatrician (SP) assessment models for children with learning and/or behaviour difficulties...
  23. ncbi request reprint Developmental delay--identification and management
    Frank Oberklaid
    Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 34:739-42. 2005
    ..General practitioners are in an ideal position to play a central role in the early detection of developmental and behavioural problems in young children...
  24. ncbi request reprint The impact of stimulants on a clinical measure of attention in children with ADHD
    Betina K Gardner
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Child Neuropsychol 14:171-86. 2008
    ..Significant effects of stimulants on selective and divided attention, however, were not as apparent. Therefore, care must be taken when using TEA-Ch subtests to assess performance change subsequent to stimulant administration...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mental health symptoms between children attending developmental/behavioural paediatric clinics and child and adolescent mental health service
    Rawiwan Roongpraiwan
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:122-6. 2007
    ..We hypothesised that the burden of emotional-behavioural symptoms of children referred to these two services would be similar...
  26. ncbi request reprint Early case conferences shorten length of stay in children admitted to hospital with suspected child abuse
    J Anne S Smith
    Gatehouse Centre for the Assessment and Treatment of Child Abuse, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 41:513-7. 2005
    ..To compare the outcomes of two models for the management of children admitted to hospital with suspected child abuse: routine early case conferencing versus standard evaluation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prescribing of psychotropic medications for children by Australian pediatricians and child psychiatrists
    Daryl Efron
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatrics 111:372-5. 2003
    ..To describe the pattern of prescribing of psychotropic medications for Australian children...
  28. ncbi request reprint Agitation and weight loss in an autistic boy
    Rachel Conyers
    Department of General Paediatrics, The Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:186-7. 2007
    ..Malnutrition is common in children with developmental disabilities, with a number of possible contributing factors. Gastric bezoar is a rare cause, which should be considered in mobile children who may engage in pica...
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical guidance on the use of antidepressant medications in children and adolescents
    Bill Lyndon
    Aust Fam Physician 34:777-8. 2005